Arizona in India Study Abroad

November 19th, 2019

Arizona in India

Students have the opportunity to earn 6 units of Religious Studies credit in summer 2020 through the Arizona in India study abroad program, led by Professor Caleb Simmons. Funding is available (see below).


Professor Simmons will be offering the following courses:

RELI 323: Women, Goddesses, and Power in Hinduism 

Gen Ed Tier II Individuals and Societies, Diversity Emphasis

RELI 345: Religion and the Arts in India

Gen Ed Tier II Arts, Diversity Emphasis


Classes will be held in-person or via Zoom at the University of Arizona's main campus from June 8 - June 19, followed by three weeks of travel in India from June 22 - July 9.


  • The program offers guaranteed scholarships of $1,500 for each committed participant in the Arizona in India program in summer 2020.
  • Religious Studies majors (and other SILLC majors) are eligible to apply for the SILLC Global Award. The award amount ranges from $1,500-$2,000.
  • Religious Studies majors are eligible to apply for the Donna Swaim International Award for Religious Studies. Several awards of a minimum of $600 are available. 
  • Additional funding opportunities are available through UA Global